List of places where minerals are available in India

Minerals Where Found

Aluminium-Kerala.

Antimony-Antimony deposits are found in Punjab and Karnataka.

Asbestos-Karnataka and Rajasthan.

Bantonite-Rajasthan and Jammu & Kashmir State.

Barytes (Barium Sulphate)-Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Manbhum and Singhbhum districts of Jharkhand.

Bauxite-Ranchi and Palamau districts of Jharkhand, Belgaum, Jharia and Thana districts of Maharashtra, Balaghat, Jabalpur, Mandya and Bilaspur districts of Chhattisgarh.

Beryllium Sands-Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Kashmir and Bihar.

Carborundum-Khasi Hills (Assam), Rewa (M.P), Salem (Tamil Nadu), Karnataka and Kashmir.

Cement-Katni (M.P.), Lakheri (Rajasthan), Jabalpur (M.P.), Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Jhinikapani (Singhbhum district of Jharkhand), Surajpur (Haryana).

China Clay-Rajmahal Hills, Singhbhum (district of Jharkhand), Kerala.

Chromite-Singhbhum and Bhagalpur (Jharkhand), Ratnagiri, Salem (Tamil Nadu), Karnataka, Keonjhar (Orissa), Ladakh (Kashmir).

Coal-Raniganj (West Bengal), Jharia, Bokaro (Jharkhand), Giridih, Karanpur, Panch Valley and Chanda (M.P.), Singareni (Andhra Pradesh) and Mukum (Assam).

Cobalt-Rajasthan and Kerala.

Copper-Jharkhand (Singhbhum and Barajamda), Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan (Khetri).

Diamond-Diamond mines are found in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh, Raipur district of Chhattisgarh.

Feldspar-Burdwan (West Bengal), Rewa (M.P.), Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Alwar and Ajmer.

Fuller's Earth-(Soft clay used in Soap-making) is found in Rajasthan, M.P. and Karnataka.

Gold-Kolar gold-fields (Karnataka).

Graphite-Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Orissa and Kerala.

Gypsum-Bikaner and Jodhpur (Rajasthan), Tiruchirapalli (Tamil Nadu), Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Ilmenite-Kerala, Occurs in the "Bank Sands" of the beaches near Quilon.

Iron Ore-Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Chhattisgarh, Keonjhar and Mayurbhanj (Orissa).

Kaynite-Largest deposits occur at Kharswan near Jamshedpur, Singhbhum (Jharkhand).

Lac-West Bengal.

Lead-Zawar in Udaipur and at the Banjavi mines in Jaipur. Lignite-Neyveli in South Arcot district (Tamil Nadu). Limestone-Singareni and Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Panchmahals (Gujarat), Balaghat, Bhandara, Chhindwara, Nagpur, Indore, Vishakhapatnam, Sandur (Tamil Nadu).

Manganese-Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. Marble-Jaipur (Rajasthan).

Mica-Koderma in Hazaribagh district, Jharkhand, Monghyr (Bihar), Nellore in Andhra Pradesh.

Monazite Sands-Found in abundance in Travancore Coast (Kerala). Nitre-Bihar, U.P., Tamil Nadu and Punjab.

Petroleum-Digboi, Badarpur, Musimpur and Patharia fields of Assam.

Pitchblende-Gaya (Bihar). Red Stone-Jodhpur (Rajasthan).

Salt-Sambhar Lake (Rajasthan), and is also obtained from ocean water in Rann of Kutch, on the north-western and south-eastern littoral (sea­shore) of India.

Saltpetre-Punjab, U.P. jand Bihar. Silmanite-Khasi Hills (Assam), Rewa (M.P). Silver-Goldfields (Karnataka), Singhbhum and Manbhum (Jharkhand), Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan.

Steatite-Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, U.P., Karnataka and Rajasthan. --

Hn-Hazaribagh district, Bihar,

Tungsten-Bihar, Nagpur (Maharashtra) and Marwar.

Uranium-Bihar.

Zinc-Zawar mines in Udaipur (Rajasthan).

Zircon-Occurs in the beach sands of Kerala and Cape Comorin.